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TEDxChennai is one of those independently organised TED events that happen around the world. This is the event’s sixth year in running in Chennai, and my second year of attending a TED event. Read here for TEDxChennai 2018. The event organization was better than last year. For every talk, each speaker’s name slide had personalised clipart made in the traditional Tamil style of Kolam, by talented artist Udhaya Sankar. The organizers have done an appreciable…

Fabindia is known for their traditional products, fashion and food items which are high-quality and accordingly priced. I like their body-care products and for many years I used to buy body wash and shampoos from them until I found Khadi Natural who had products which were SLS and Paraben free. Still, I am a regular to Fabindia to buy  ‘pure’ honey (the consistently best one I could find in Chennai) and cotton shirts – even…

சமீபத்தில் காலமான “பத்ம ஸ்ரீ” திரு ந. முத்துசாமி நவீன தமிழ் நாடகங்களின் தந்தை எனக் கூறலாம். அவரின் “கூத்துப்பட்டறை” என்ற நாடக கலை அமைப்பு மிகப் பிரபலம். நடிகர் “விஜய் சேதுபதி” போல, இங்கே இருந்து வந்தவர்கள்…